The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has donated an ambulance to assist the Administration to flatten the curve of COVID 19 in the territory.
Presenting the ambulance to FCT Administration, the Acting Director General of SEC, Miss Mary Uduk, said the Commission deemed it wise to support FCTA’s efforts in view of the increasing number of COVID 19 Cases being recorded on a daily basis.
Miss Uduk also hinted the Nigerian capital market community, led by the Securities and Exchange Commission, in April this year, set up the Capital Market Support Committee on COVID-19, to among other things mobilize the necessary resources and coordinate all efforts required in the battle against the pandemic.
According to her ,”the committee has been mobilizing financial support and other resources from capital market participants and stakeholders for the purpose of providing medical and protective supplies as well as other palliatives”, she explained.
Miss Uduk, further revealed that the committee has studied relevant data on the pandemic and has identified critical areas of interventions in the territory.
Receiving the ambulance on behalf of FCT Administration, Minister of State FCT, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu who, described the donation as an essential commodity, said the ambulance would serve the Administration in addressing emergencies beyond COVID-19 pandemic.
The minister in her words said “We have received many gifts, but definitely we all know that ambulance will continue to last beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. This remains an essential commodity in the fight against the pandemic. For quick responses we need the ambulance, for efficiency we also need the ambulance.”